LG 49SM8200PLA (UK version)

SCORE:
76

Highlights

  • 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) NanoCell Display
  • HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG support
  • Nano Cell Color
  • Wide Viewing Angle
  • Quad Core Processor
  • Ethernet, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

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LG 49SM8200PLA Overview

LG 49SM8200PLA was introduced in 2019. It has a NanoCell screen with 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) resolution. The TV is HDR compatible. It supports HDR10, Dolby Vision and HLG. Its powerful Quad Core Processor picture processor guarantees a high quality upscaling of any low resolution source to 4K UHD (3840 x 2160). IPS panel does not provide as high contrast image as a VA panel due to its washed out blacks but has better viewing angle.

We give LG 49SM8200PLA TV 76 overall score out of 100. Our ranking system is based on the display specifications, video, audio and other features, connectivity and format support.

DISPLAY
71
VIDEO FEATURES
81
AUDIO FEATURES
71
OTHER FEATURES
85
CONNECTIVITY
84
FORMAT SUPPORT
65
OVERALL
76

Major Changes from its predecessor

An indirect predecessor of 2019 SM8200 series can be considered a 2018 SK8100 series. In this section we show major changes from the predecessor.

UPGRADES LG 49SM8200PLA LG 49SK8100PLA
2K HFR

DOWNGRADES LG 49SM8200PLA LG 49SK8100PLA
Lower Panel Bit Depth 8 bits + FRC 10 bits
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
Less Powerful Picture Processor Quad Core Processor α7 Intelligent Processor
Dolby Atmos

For this comparison we chose 49" version of the predecessor - model 49SK8100PLA. For more detailed comparison between the two please visit LG 49SM8200PLA vs LG 49SK8100PLA where you can also choose different size and country models to compare.

Pros and Cons

In this section we highlight pros and cons of LG 49SM8200PLA.

The TV has strengths such as LED Type, Backlight Dimming, Wide Viewing Angle, Panel Bit Depth, Color Depth, HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG, 2K HFR, Powerful Picture Processor, DTS Digital Surround, Clear Voice and Bluetooth Audio Playback. And it has weaknesses sush as no 3D Capability, no HDR10+, no Advanced HDR by Technicolor®, no IMAX Enhanced, no AMD Freesync™, no 4K HFR, Speaker Channels, no Dolby Atmos and WiSA Ready.

PROS
LED Type 👍
Backlight Dimming 👍
Wide Viewing Angle 👍
Panel Bit Depth 👍
Color Depth 👍
HDR10 👍
Dolby Vision 👍
HLG 👍
2K HFR 👍
Powerful Picture Processor 👍
DTS Digital Surround 👍
Clear Voice 👍
Bluetooth Audio Playback 👍
CONS
No 3D Capability 👎
No HDR10+ 👎
No Advanced HDR by Technicolor® 👎
No IMAX Enhanced 👎
No AMD Freesync™ 👎
No 4K HFR 👎
Speaker Channels 👎
No Dolby Atmos 👎
WiSA Ready 👎

Detailed Specifications

In this section we present all the features and specifications available for LG 49SM8200PLA.

BASICS
BrandLG
Country VersionUK
SeriesSM8200
Model49SM8200PLA
Release Year2019
Size49"
Smart TV
DISPLAY
Actual Size (Diagonal)48.5"
Resolution4K UHD (3840 x 2160)
Refresh Rate50 Hz
Screen DesignFlat
Display TechnologyNanoCell
Panel TypeIPS
Backlight TypeLED
LED TypeEdge LED
Backlight DimmingLocal Dimming
ColorNano Cell Color
Viewing AngleWide Viewing Angle
Panel Bit Depth8 bits + FRC
Color Depth1.07 Billion
Minimum Response Time5 ms
Picture Quality Index2300
VIDEO FEATURES
3D Capability
HDR10
HDR10+
Dolby Vision
HLG
Advanced HDR by Technicolor®
IMAX Enhanced
4K HDR4K Active HDR
HDR Effect
Technicolor Expert Mode
AMD Freesync™
4K HFR
2K HFR
Picture ProcessorQuad Core Processor
Upscaling4K Upscaler
Frame Interploation TechniqueTruMotion 100
Frame Interpolation Frequency100 Hz
Auto Low Latency Mode
Depth Enhancement
Color Enhancer Advanced Color Enhancer
Noise Reduction NR
Deep Learning AI Picture
AI Brightness
True Color Accuracy
Ultra Luminance
Sharpness
Dynamic Tone MappingDynamic Tone Mapping
Motion Pro
AUDIO FEATURES
Speaker Channels2.0 Channel
Speaker Type and ConfigurationDown Firing
Speaker Power Rating20W
Dolby Atmos
DTS Digital Surround DTS-HD
Simultaneous Audio Output
AI Sound
Surround ModeDTS Virtual:X / ULTRA Surround
Clear VoiceClear Voice III
Sound TuningOne Touch Sound Tuning
WiSA Ready
Bluetooth Audio Playback
LG Sound Sync
Smart Speaker Compatible
LG Smart Speaker
CONNECTIVITY
Ethernet Input
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-Fi Frequency2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
Wi-Fi ProtocolIEEE802.11ac/a/b/g/n
Bluetooth
Bluetooth Version5.0
Mobile Connectivity
Apple Airplay Airplay 2
LG TV Plus App
Smart ThinQ App
Chromecast
Google Home
Virtual Assistant Google Assistant
Works with Alexa 19.5 MR
HDMI Inputs4
HDMI Version2.0b
HDMI Audio Return Channel (ARC) HDMI 2
HDCP Version2.2
HDMI-CEC SIMPLINK
USB Inputs2
USB 3.0 Ports
RF (Terrestrial / Cable ) Inputs1
IF (Satellite) Inputs1
Component Inputs1 via A/V 3.5mm Jack
Composite Inputs1 via A/V 3.5mm Jack
RCA Audio Outputs
3.5mm headphone Audio Output
Optical Audio Output
RS-232C Remote
DLNA
OTHER FEATURES
CPU Cores4
GPU Cores2
RAM2 GB
Storage8 GB
Operating SystemwebOS
Internet Browser
Electronic Program Guide (EPG) 8 days
Parental Control (V-Chip)
Application Store LG Content Store
Teletext Flof
Teletext Page2000 page
Closed Captions Subtitle
PVR Function
On-Screen Display Languages36
LG AI ThinQ®
Speech to Text
LG Voice Search
Amazon Echo Compatible
AI UX
AI Home
AI RecommendationDefault: off
Intelligent Edit
Home Dashboard
Auto Device Detection
Apple HomePod
Voice Recognition Intelligent Voice Recognition
Magic LinkDefault: off
Audio Guidance (Text To Speech)
Gallery Mode
Multi-view
DIAL
Music Player
360 VR
Mobile TV On
Wi-Fi TV On
Bluetooth Low Energy On
Instant Game Response ALLM
Live Plus (ACR-based Bilateral Service) with Samba TV App
Hotel Mode
Screen Share
Digital Recording
Time Shift
Watch & Record
Auto Calibration
Time Machine (DVR)
Analog DVR
HEVC
VIDEO FORMATS
3GPP
AVI
ASF
DivX
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
M2TS
MP4
MPEG-4
QuickTime
RealVideo
TS
VC-1
VP7
VP8
VP9
VOB
VRO
WebM
WMV
Xvid
AUDIO FORMATS
AAC
AC3
AIFF
ALAC
APE
aptX
eAAC+
FLAC
HE-AAC
LPCM
M4A
MIDI
MP3
OGG
RealAudio
WMA
WAV
IMAGE FORMATS
BMP
GIF
JPEG
JPS
MPO
PNG
TUNER
Digital Tuner 1
SAT Tuner
Analog TunerPAL/SECAM, B/G, D/K, I, SECAM L
Digital Terrestrial TV SystemDVB-T/T2
Digital Cable TV SystemDVB-C
Digital SAT TV SystemDVB-S/S2
Color systemPAL/SECAM/NTSC
CI+CI+ 1.4
POWER, DIMENSIONS and WEIGHT
Energy Efficiency ClassA
Power SupplyAC 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz
Power Consumption (In Standby)0.5 W
Dimension Without Stand (W x H x D)1096 mm x 640 mm x 63.6 mm
Dimension With Stand (W x H x D)1096 mm x 710 mm x 263.1 mm
Dimension of Package (W x H x D)1192 mm x 810 mm x 162 mm
One Connect Box
VESA Wall Mount
VESA Hole Pitch (W x H)200 mm x 200 mm
Weight Without Stand14.0 kg
Weight With Stand15.5 kg
Weight of Package (Gross)18.4 kg
ACCESSORIES
RemoteMagic Remote Control - AN-MR19
Universal Control Capability for remote
Magic Remote Control Compatible

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